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Israel’s Supreme Court soon may have to decide if it wants to set off fireworks and take on a case that involves the authority of a rabbinical court to order a circumcision.
There is nothing worse for Jews than a good looking and do-good non-Jewish woman doctor who sees the world through her stethoscope and thinks Jews are ignorant of health because they circumcise babies.
Norway appears to be on the way to protect circumcision for Jews and Muslims so long as they are performed in hospitals. The Conservative-Progress government...
More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...
Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.
The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...
King George started circumcising newly-born princes 250 years ago, Princess Diana rejected the idea. Britain now wonders if Kate and William will or won't. One thing for sure, it won’t be a Brit Mila.
A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...
Boys should be protected by law from circumcision just like girls, say activists. And if the ACLU backs marriage equality? Picket them because it also is against circumcision bans! Welcome to Oakland.
The tide of the anti-circumcision seems to be ebbing. Germany passed a law to bypass a Cologne court ruling that the procedure is illegal. Now, Danish doctors say the ritual is not harmful.
The circumcision had actually been performed flawlessly, and apparently baby choked during feeding.
The Oslo daily that published a blood libel caricature of circumcision now pours salt on Jewish wounds, stating that the angry reaction of Jews is just like the Muslim riots to cartoons mocking Mohammed.
The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has sent a letter of support to Berlin Chabad Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, who was charged by an anti-circumcision activist...
The question of the safety of the controversial ritual of sucking the baby’s blood after the foreskin is cut in a circumcision has again been raised following another case of Herpes.
European MDs keep up their fight against circumcision. Despite universal acknowledgement it helps prevents disease, they charge that US pediatricians in favor of circumcision are “culturally biased.”
Pennsylvania prisoners say they are Jewish simply because they want kosher food, which inflates the prison budget. Passover solve the problem when the inmates discover they can’t eat “kitniyot.”
First it was Barbie dolls. Then it was the Simpsons, another Western “evil.” Now, Iran defends itself against the wicked East and bans Buddha statues.
Metzizah b'peh is not even required by many Orthododx poskim. In fact it is actually discouraged by some.